The Butler Tour

Day 1

Upon arrival at Glasgow airport, you will be transferred to the 5 star Cameron House Hotel. This luxurious hotel is situated on the banks of Loch Lomond and is not only renowned for offering stunning scenery but also for providing legendary hospitality. You will be welcomed to Cameron House Hotel with a Butler’s champagne welcome and check in. Depending on the time of arrival, you may then enjoy a light lunch, afternoon tea, evening canapés and champagne served in your suite prior to dinner.


Day 2

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Glasgow airport for short flight to Machrihanish where you will play the famous Machrihanish Golf Course. Considered by many as the defining links course in Scotland, Machrihanish golf course is set in wonderful dunes with views across to the islands of Jura and Islay. After your round of golf, enjoy a light lunch before taking the return flight to Glasgow airport. Back at Cameron House Hotel, canapés and champagne will be served in your suite prior to evening dinner.


Day 3

Take in the dramatic landscape as you play a round of golf on the beautiful Carrick Golf Course. Straddling the fault lines between the Scottish lowlands and highlands, the golf course is unique in that it is the only golf course to provide nine holes set in the Scottish lowlands and nine holes set in the Scottish highlands. In the afternoon, take a well-earned rest and spend a relaxing afternoon in the Carrick Spa at Cameron House Hotel. Having been awarded the title of ‘Scotland’s best hotel spa’ for two years in a row, the Spa is of a standard that can rival the world’s finest. Evening canapés and champagne will be served in your suite prior to dinner.


Day 4

Today you will be transferred to the heart of the Scottish Highlands. As you travel, experience a scenic journey through some of Scotland’s most spectacular scenery. On arrival in the Highlands, you will enjoy a short cruise on the famous Loch Ness, which will carry you over the mysterious waters to the majestic ruins of Urquhart Castle. From here you will continue your journey to either the luxurious Culloden House Hotel or Aldourie Castle (minimum number of 14 people).


Day 5

After breakfast, you will travel further north to Dornoch where you will enjoy a round at The Royal Dornoch Golf Club. The Royal Dornoch is a spellbinding course located in a timeless setting, attracting and mesmerizing golfers from all over the world. It is a wild and isolated course and yet, at the same time, is incredibly beautiful. Describing The Royal Dornoch, Tom Watson, five times Open Champion said, “It’s the most fun I’ve ever had on a golf course”. And when asked what the hardest shot in golf was, he answered, “the second shot to the second green at Royal Dornoch”. On your return journey to Culloden House, you will visit the newly renovated Glenmorangie Distillery Visitor Centre. Here you will experience unparalleled access to the Glenmorangie whisky making process which is demonstrated live by the Men of Tain. The tour will conclude with a tasting of Glenmorangie Original and Glenmorangie Nectar D’Ór, which is extra matured in Sauternes Barriques and accompanied by French delicacies.


Day 6

This morning, you will play on one of Scotland’s newest courses – Castle Stuart. This championship links course overlooks the Moray Firth and other well-known landmarks that are synonymous with Inverness and the Black Isle – namely the Kessock bridge, Chanonry Lighthouse and Fort George. After lunch, you will be transported to the Johnstons of Elgin Cashmere mill and shop. Johnstons has been making beautiful knitwear, clothing and accessories from the most luxurious wools known to man for over two centuries. Here, you will experience a guided tour which will end in the well-stocked mill shop, giving you a chance to browse and purchase some of the beautiful cashmere garments on sale.


Day 7

After breakfast you will be transferred to Edinburgh. En route for Edinburgh, enjoy a sojourn at House of Bruar. Situated in rural Perthshire ten miles north of Pitlochry, House of Bruar is an independent luxury retailer showcasing the best Scotland has to offer. With an art gallery, food hall and country clothing range, House of Bruar is both a superb shopping facility as well as an oasis of calm. From here you will continue on to Scotland’s capital city, Edinburgh, where you will visit the magnificent Edinburgh Castle. Perched on an extinct volcano, this instantly recognisable fortress is a powerful national symbol and part of Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. Late afternoon, you will arrive at the luxurious 5 star Balmoral Hotel, named Scotland’s Leading Hotel at the World Travel Awards 2011. On arrival, you will enjoy a managers champagne welcome and check in.


Day 8

Departure day, transfer to Edinburgh airport Please note this is only a sample itinerary and can be lengthened, shortened or altered to suit your individual requirements.   Email: enquiries@platinumgolfscotland.com Tel: +44 (0) 1382 477552

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